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Nigeria: Niger Delta

(see also Nigeria)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

Fact Sheet on the Ogoni Struggle.

Ken Saro-Wiwa bio.

New Internationalist Profile.

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators.

World Guide.

On the Web: Articles

Alienation & Militancy in the Niger Delta: Response to CSIS on Petroleum, Politics & Democracy in Nigeria. O. Douglas, V. Kemedi, I. Okonta & M. Watts, Foreign Policy in Focus (7/03).

Shell in Nigeria. Third World Traveller (1998).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Ogoni. Unrepresented Nations & Peoples' Organization.

Ogoni & Oil.

Shell Nigeria. Company's official site.

Stop Esso Campaign.

WWW Virtual Library.

In the Library: Articles

Brooks, Geraldine. "Slick alliance: Shell's Nigerian field produceds few benefits for region's villagers," Wall Street Journal (5/6/94):A1 & A4.

Campbell, Greg. "Days of atonement: searching for justice in Nigeria," In These Times (6/11/01):11-13.

__________. "The killing fields: oil ravages the Niger delta," In These Times (6/25/01):14-16.

Cooper, Joshua. "The Ogoni struggle for human rights & a civil society in Nigeria," in S. Zunes, L.R. Kurtz & S.B. Asher (eds.) Nonviolent Social Movements: A Geographical Perspective (Malden MA: Blackwell, 1999), pp. 189-202.

Goodman, Amy & Jeremy Scahill. "Killing for oil in Nigeria," Nation (3/15/99).

Peel, Michael. "Nigerian oil under siege," Christian Science Monitor (5/2/03):6.

Saro-Wiwa, Ken. "A disgrace to humanity if the tragedy persists one day longer," Independent (11/12/95).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ekineh, Aliyi. Tears & Weeping of the Niger Delta: Struggling for Separation from Islamic Nigeria (London: Southern Solidarity, 2003).

Essien-Obot, Amayak E. Culture & Progress in the Niger Delta Region: Historical Background & Agenda for Cultural Development (Jos: Zimek, 2000).

Obi, Cyril I. The Changing Forms of Identity Politics in Nigeria under Economic Adjustment: The Case of the Oil Minorities Movement of the Niger Delta (Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2001).

Okonta, Ike; Oronto Douglas & George Monbiot. Where Vultures Feast: Shell, Human Rights, and Oil in the Niger Delta (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 2001).

Olojede, Iyabo & Others. Nigeria: Oil Pollution, Community Dissatisfaction, & Threat to National Peace & Security (Harare: African Association of Political Science, 2000).

Roberts, Nyemutu. The State, Accumulation & Violence: The Politics of Environmental Security in Nigeria's Oil-Producing Areas (Ibadan: Nigerian Institute of Social & Economic Research, 1999).

Robinson, Deborah. Ogoni: The Struggle Continues (Geneva: World Council of Churches, 1996).

Rowell, Andrew. Shell-Shocked (Amsterdam: Greenpeace International, 1994).

Saro-Wiwa, Ken. Ogoni Moment of Truth (Port Harcourt: Saros International, 1994).

__________. A Month & A Day (NY: Penguin, 1995).

Survival International. Survival for Tribal Peoples: Niger Delta Peoples (London, 1995).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

"Saro-Wiwa," by Terry Leonino. Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino, Magpie Give Light, Sliced Bread Records, CD-SB71185.

Film & Video

"Ogoni Refugees: Israel & Ngozi Nwidor & Barine Wiwa-Lawani" [2004], dir. ?, ?m. From PBS.

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